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How To Order

    WVU-Owned PC-
    1. Available to Faculty and Researchers in Statler and Davis Colleges under a College Site License. 
    2. All other Faculty and Researches complete the SLIC Online Software Order Form.
  • Employee-Owned PC-
    1. Available to Faculty and Researchers in Statler and Davis Colleges under a College Site License.
    2. All other Faculty and Researches complete the SLIC Online Software Order Form.
  • Student-Owned PC-
    1. Students can access MatLAB for FREE.
MATLAB Webinars Free for Students


WVU students now have free access to all MATLAB add-ons and toolboxes installed on WVU campus computers. No more compatibility problems when working from home! WVU's MATLAB now includes most programs and toolboxes.

Available to all Faculty and Staff under a college site license at:

  • College of Business and Economics
  • Davis College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Design
  • Potomac State
  • Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
  • WVU Tech

Contact your local IT unit for access.

Faculty and staff in other colleges and departments can access MATLAB by completing the SLIC Online Software Order Form.


MATLAB Academy

Students and new users can learn MATLAB interactively with courses through MATLAB Academy. MATLAB Onramp, a 2-hour introduction to the software, is complimentary for licensed users. Other offerings are fee-based. The courses include demonstrations, quizzes, and hands-on MATLAB practice sessions that allow students to apply the skills immediately. Course content is provided in short well-defined modules, enabling students to jump to the topics of most interest.

Video Tutorials for New Users

Five Interactive MATLAB and Simulink based tutorials are available to help undergraduate students and other new users get started. These tutorials are available to all WVU students, faculty, staff and researchers at no charge. Users will be asked to sign in to their MathWorks account for access. See installation instructions above for assistance in creating your MathWorks account.

MATLAB Resources for academia, students, and educators.

MATLAB Courseware: Download lecture materials »

2,500+ Searchable Videos Spanning Multiple Application Areas: Watch now »
Hundreds of Online Examples of Problem Solving Techniques: View Code and Model Examples »

Simulink Support for Low-cost Software

Learn to program hardware with Simulink using the getting started resources. Whether you are a student, a professor, or a maker, you can get inspired by downloading examples and demos at MakerZone.

Get Started With Simulink

View introductory videos to learn more about your individual platform.

Ready to try it for yourself? If you already have MATLAB and Simulink you can use the hardware support catalog to download a free hardware support package.

Spotlight On: Arduino Programming

Download more than 20 free examples that use Simulink for cool Arduino projects. Projects include an automatic night light, object proximity detector, motor encoder, LCD voltage meter, and much much more.

View Examples »

Featured Upcoming MATLAB Events

17 Oct 2017
Data Analytics with MATLAB
Online - Live Webinar

31 Oct 2017
Electro-Mechanical System Optimization using Simulation
Online - Live Webinar

2 Nov 2017
What's New in MATLAB
Online - Live Webinar

7 Nov 2017
San Jose, California, United States – Conference

7 Nov 2017
Deep Learning Demystified: System Design and Implementation
Online - Live Webinar

OS Compatibility

Microsoft Windows 32-bit 64-bit
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7 SP1

*See this website for full system requirements

Apple Mac
macOS Sierra 10.12
macOS El Capitan 10.11
macOS Yosemite 10.10

*See this website for full system requirements

Linux 32-bit 64-bit
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & 16.04 LTS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
Debian 7.x & 8.x

*See this website for full system requirements


Pricing includes MATLAB plus 42 additional toolboxes and add-ons (updated July, 2015)

Standalone installation:

  • New Individual Subscriber – $550
  • Individual Subscriber renewal – $160/yr

Network installation

  • New Concurrent Academic Faculty Seat – $660
  • Concurrent Academic Faculty seat renewal – $190/yr
  • New Concurrent Lab/classroom Seat – $120
  • Concurrent Lab/classroom seat renewal – $60/yr

Installation on personally owned PC

  • WVU Employee Personal computer License – $550
  • WVU Employee Personal computer annual renewal – $160

Note: For Faculty all licenses are annual subscriptions expiring June 30 of each year. All prices receive quarterly pro-rated discounts.